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Our Refuge in the Lord

Lord, hear the right, attend my cry, And to my prayer give ear

Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Lord, hear the right, attend my cry,
And to my prayer give ear,
My prayer that riseth unto Thee
From heart and lips sincere.

2 I shunned the ways of sicken men,
For I Thy word obey;
Upon Thy paths my steps held fast,
My feet slipped not away.

3 On Thee, O God, again I call,
For Thou wilt answer me;
Incline Thy ear and hear the prayer
That I direct to Thee.

4 Thy wondrous loving-kindness show,
Thou Who by Thy right hand
Defendest those who trust in Thee
From all who them withstand.

5 Soon I in glorious righteousness
Shall see Thee as Thou art;
Thy likeness, Lord, when I awake
Shall satisfy my heart.

Source: The Psalter: with responsive readings #33a

Text Information

First Line: Lord, hear the right, attend my cry, And to my prayer give ear
Title: Our Refuge in the Lord
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


[Hold up my goings Lord me guide]


Laura A. Tate composed the tune BOVINA, which was first published with this text in the 1912 Psalter published by the United Presbyterian Church (UPC). No information is known about her, but since her tune was copyrighted by the UPC in 1904 she may have been associated with that denomination. Sing i…

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Bible Songs No. 4 #30

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Bible Songs No. 4 #31

The Book of Praise #12

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The Psalter #33a

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The Psalter #33b

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